World war 2 (German/italian invasion) and the resistance from Greek soldiers and citizents!!!

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Article in "LIFE" magazine about what the Nazi Germans did to Greece during WWII (including the massacre at the town of Distomo, hence the photo) Greek History, World History, Old Greek, All Nature, Amazing Nature, Greek Culture, Crete, Corfu, Athens Greece

Ritorno a Distomo

Dove i nazisti perpetuarono uno dei massacri più efferati. E dove, oggi, il risentimento antico si mescola alla sofferenza dovuta alla crisi che molti imputano a Berlino.

Ano Lechonia, Magnesia, Greece, July Gestapo and Greek… Women In History, World History, Lest We Forget, History Channel, World War Two, Old Photos, American History, Wwii, History

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Ano Lechonia, Magnesia, Greece, July 9, 1944. Gestapo and Greek collaborationists (group EASAD) killed 3 women: Lucia (mother, aged 60, on the right), Sophia (daughter, aged 38, in the middle) of the rich family Topali, and Philitsa Kalavrou (their housekeeper, aged 40, on the left). B/W photo by Kostas ZImeris.

Greece, German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant. Greek History, Athens Greece, Interesting History, World War Two, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Ww2, Past, Paradise

Greece, 1941-1944. German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant.

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete Island of the brave. Greek History, World History, Battle Of Crete, Trauma, Pearl Harbor Attack, Paratrooper, German Army, War Machine, World War Two

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete 1941. Island of the brave. 8000 German paratroopers dropped on a tiny island and the Greek resistance with little help from British killed more then half the troops as they were coming down. The Greeks would stab them with pitchforks and steal their weapons. Fields of blood ran.

German occupying forces raise the Nazi Reichskriegsflagge on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Greek History, World History, Athens Acropolis, Athens Greece, Parthenon, German Army, Luftwaffe

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May German troops parade in Constitution square, Athens, Greece. The rock of the Acropolis can be seen in the back. The building in the right foreground, the Grand Bretagne hotel, is still in operation today. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Greece History, Victory Parade, Germany Ww2, Man Of War, Athens Greece, World War Two, Historical Photos

Once Upon a Time in War

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

The Massacre of Kondomair is a title often used to refer to the execution of male civilians conducted German paratroopers (who were under the command of the Luftwaffe) in June 1941 the island of Crete. While the details are much more intricate, it is. Luftwaffe, Paratrooper, Battle Of Crete, Creta, Crete Greece, Crete Chania, German Army, In Ancient Times, Macabre

German Nazi paratrooper fires his pistol into Cretan villagers massacred by the Germans at Kondomari, Crete, Greece, June 1941.

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German paratrooper and two Greek gendarmes guard a pile of weapons surrendered by British soldiers captured in the town of Corinth, Greece, March-April 1941.

The Brutal Nazi Massacre of a Cretan Village, Greece - in Pictures Luftwaffe, Paratrooper, German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Military Photos, Military History, Military Humor, Battle Of Crete, Photo Choc

Crete, Greece. German paratroopers executing local partisans that were murdering their comrades. May-June 1941.

Greek soldiers take time out for meal in snow-covered Tepelini sector of Albania during battle with Italians. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Fukushima, Boxe Fight, Outdoor Activities For Adults, Color Fight, Greece History, Greek Soldier, Military Female

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1941- Greek soldiers take time out for meal in snow-covered Tepelini sector of Albania during battle with Italians.

Συγκλονιστικές φωτογραφίες της Κατοχής και της Αντίστασης από τον φακό του Σπύρου Μελετζή – ΤΡΙΚΚΗPress Old Pictures, Old Photos, South Cyprus, Greek Soldier, Greece Photography, Greek Warrior, Greek Language, Greek History, Greek Culture

Συγκλονιστικές φωτογραφίες της Κατοχής και της Αντίστασης από τον φακό του Σπύρου Μελετζή

Ο Σπύρος Μελετζής (20 Ιανουαρίου 1906 - 14 Νοεμβρίου 2003) ήταν Έλληνας φωτογράφος,γεννημένος στο χωριό Άγιοι Θεόδωροι Ίμβρου. Θεωρείται ο κατ' εξοχήν φωτογράφο

Upper photo: Villagers of Kondomari, Crete Island Greece- witnessing an execution. The Fallschirmjäger executed in groups of eight at each time. Down photo: Kondomarians being fired at. Crete Island Greece, Battle Of Crete, Greek Soldier, Dramatic Photos, Forgetting The Past, History Channel, German Army, In Ancient Times, Historia

Upper photo: Villagers of Kondomari, Crete witnessing an execution. The Fallschirmjäger executed in groups of eight at each time. Down photo: Kondomarians being fired at.

Greek soldiers on the move during the Greco-Italian war, 1940 Greek Soldier, Army Soldier, World History, World War Ii, South East Europe, Greece History, Old Greek, Italian Army, Korean War

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Greek soldiers descend the hill during the war with Italy.

Greek Civil War People of Athens celebrate the liberation, October 1944 Greek History, World History, Churchill, Greece Pictures, Military Branches, Ancient Mysteries, In Ancient Times, Thessaloniki, Athens Greece

The people of Athens, Greece celebrate the liberation of Greece from Nazi German occupation, Oct 1944. Within two months, Athens had been turned into a battlefield as communist guerrillas tried to establish a Soviet-controlled regime and battled British and Greek forces. The battle ended in late Jan 1945. A large part of central Athens was devastated.

Έλληνες φαντάροι στήνουν χορό στην Αλβανία .1941 φωτ.Πέτρος Πουλίδης Old Pictures, Old Photos, Greece History, Greek Soldier, Greece Photography, Greek Warrior, In Ancient Times, Athens Greece, Albania

Έλληνες φαντάροι στήνουν χορό στην Αλβανία .1941 φωτ.Πέτρος Πουλίδης